1703 – Campaign in the Low Countries – Allied OOB December

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Description

State of Dutch, British and Allied troops (as of 1 December 1703).

Commander-in-Chief: Duke of Marlborough

The reconciliation of all units with the proper regiments of each nation is not yet completed.
For now, only a French source has served to list units.
The nationality of regiments not yet identified is indicated as “???”

Summary: 160 bns, 184 sqns

  • in Aachen
    • Dutch Nassau Heer van Woudenberg (1 bn)
    • unidentified Danish units (2 bns)
    • unidentified Prussian unit (1 bn)
    • Dutch Erbach Cavalry (2 sqns)
    • Dutch Hertog van Sachsen-Heilburg Cavalry (2 sqns)
  • in Limbourg
    • unidentified Hanoverian units in Dutch pay (2 bns)
    • unidentified Hanoverian units in English pay (6 bns)
    • Hanoverian Bülow Dragoons (4 sqns)
    • ??? Wildes Cavalry (4 sqns)
    • Danish Livregiment til Hest (2 sqns)
    • ??? Wooght (2 sqns)
    • Hanoverian Noyelle Cavalry (2 sqns)
  • in Bonn and in the Lines of Posterings
    • unidentified Hessian units (6 bns)
    • Dutch Hertog van Saksen-Eisenach (1 bn)
    • Osnabrück Baron von Spiegel (1 bn)
    • ??? Berner (1 bn)
    • Holstein-Gottorp Aderkas (1 bn)
    • Hessian Erbprinz von Hesse Kassel Dragoons (4 sqns)
    • Hessian Prinz von Hesse Homburg Dragoons (4 sqns)
    • Hessian Leibregiment zu Pferde (2 sqns)
    • Hessian Spiegel Horse (2 sqns) aka Karabiniers
  • in the Lines of Posterings
    • Celler Boisdavid Cavalry (2 sqns)
    • Celler Croix de Fréchapelle Cavalry (2 sqns)
    • Hanoverian Pentz Cavalry (2 sqns)
    • Hanoverian Göden Cavalry (2 sqns)
    • Hanoverian Schulenburg Dragoons (3 sqns)
    • Danish Rantzau Cavalry (2 sqns) aka 2nd Sjællandske or 4th Jyske
    • Danish Bcoatdorff Cavalry (2 sqns) aka 3rd Jyske
    • Danish Utterwich Cavalry (2 sqns) aka 2nd Jyske
    • Danish Schmettau Cavalry (2 sqns) aka 5th Jyske
    • Danish Dewitz Cavalry (2 sqns) aka Holstein Cuirassiers
  • in Huy
    • Hessian Prinz Carl (2 bns)
    • Dutch Prins van Brandenburg (2 bns)
    • Dutch Trognée (1 bn) Liégeois
    • Dutch Graaf van Nysle (1 sqn)
  • in Liège
    • Dutch Dedem (1 bn)
    • unidentified Danish units (2 bns)
    • Hanoverian Schulenburg Dragoons (1 bn)
    • Dutch Graaf van Oxenstierna (1 bn) Swedish
    • Dutch Colyear (1 bn) Scot
    • Münster Schwartz (1 bn)
    • Dutch Kroonprins van Pruissen (1 bn) Prussian
    • Dutch Reynhard (1 bn)
    • Dutch van Amelisweerd (1 bn)
    • Münsterer Nagel (1 bn)
    • Dutch Heukelom (1 bn)
    • Dutch Murray of Melgum (1 bn) Scot
    • Dutch Oost Frisland Cavalry (2 sqns)
    • unidentified Danish units (2 sqns)
    • unidentified Prussian units (2 sqns)
  • in Maastricht and Viset
    • Dutch Prins van Birkenfeld (1 bn)
    • Dutch Holstein-Ploen (1 bn)
    • Dutch Chambrier (1 bn) Swiss
    • Dutch Albemarle (2 bns) Swiss
    • unidentified Danish units (5 bns)
    • unidentified Hanoverian units (4 bns)
    • Dutch Jamart (1 bn) Liégeois
    • Dutch Mattha Dragoons (2 sqns)
    • Dutch Dopf Dragoons (4 sqns)
    • unidentified Danish units (5 sqns)
    • Münster Hunerbein (2 sqns)
    • unidentified Prussian units (2 sqns)
    • Dutch Dompré Cavalry (2 sqns)
  • in Maaseyk
    • Dutch Baron van Keppel (1 bn)
    • Dutch Graaf van Tilly Cavalry (2 sqns)
  • in Stevensweert
    • Dutch Waes (1 bn)
  • in Wert
    • Dutch Caris (1 bn) Liégeois
    • Dutch Chanclos Cavalry (2 sqns)
  • in Roermond
    • Dutch Prins van Holstein-Beck (1 bn)
    • Dutch Slangenburg (1 bn)
    • unidentified Danish unit (1 bn)
    • unidentified Prussian unit (1 bn)
    • unidentified Danish units (4 sqns)
    • Dutch Baldwin Cavalry (1 sqn)
  • in Venloo
    • Dutch George Hamilton (1 bn) Scot
    • Hessian Prinz von Anhalt Bernburg (1 bn)
    • ??? Gruys (1 bn)
    • Dutch Tscharner (1 bn) Swiss
    • Hessian Prinz Wilhelm Dragoons (5 sqns) unidentified unit
  • in Grave
    • Dutch Graaf van Nassau-La Leck (1 sqn)
    • Dutch Tscharner (1 bn) Swiss
    • ??? Hornberg Dragoons (3 sqns)
  • in Nijmegen
    • Dutch Amama (1 bn)
    • Mecklenburg-Schwerin Buchwald (1 bn)
    • Holstein-Gottorp van der Natt Dragoons (4 sqns)
    • Dutch Eminga Cavalry (2 sqns)
  • in Thielen
    • Dutch Els (1 bn)
    • Dutch Reede Graaf van Athlone Cavalry (2 sqns)
  • in Bommel and Saint-André
    • Dutch Prins van Holstein-Norburg (1 coy)
    • ??? Falais (1 coy)
  • in Arnhem
    • Dutch Graaf van Dohna-Ferrassieres (1 bn)
    • Dutch Cralingen (2 sqns)
  • in Duisburg
    • Dutch Welderen (2 coys)
    • Sachsen-Gotha Stubenvelt Dragoons (3 sqns)
  • in Zutphen
    • Münsterer Elvervelt (1 bn)
    • Dutch Graaf van Nassau-La Leck Cavalry (1 sqn)
    • Dutch Lubbert van Eck Cavalry (1 sqn)
    • Dutch Vittinghof Cavalry (1 sqn)
  • in Zwolle
    • Münsterer Carnarens (1 bn)
    • Dutch Opdam Cavalry (2 sqns)
  • in Deventer
    • Dutch Heyden (1 bn)
    • Dutch Grovestine (2 sqns)
  • in Campen
    • Dutch Vegelin van Claerbergen (1 bn)
    • Holstein-Gottorp Bauditz Dragoons (4 sqns)
  • in Friesland
    • Dutch Prins Stadthouder (2 bns) unidentified unit
    • Dutch Gardes du Corps (1 sqn)
    • Oranje-Friesland (2 sqns)
  • in Groningen
    • Dutch Ripperda (1 bn)
    • Dutch Prins van Hessen-Homburg (3 sqns)
  • in Coeverden
    • Dutch Schratenbach (1 bn)
  • in Utrecht
    • Dutch Baron van Pallandt (1 bn)
    • Dutch Driesbergen (2 sqns)
  • in Delft and The Hague
    • Dutch Hollandsche Gardes (2 bns)
    • Dutch Gardes du Corps (1 sqn)
    • Dutch Garde te Paard (2 sqns) aka Blaue Garde
  • in Briel and Hellevoetslys
    • Dutch van Swansbel (1 bn)
  • in Bois-le-Duc
    • British Royal Scots (2 bns)
    • British Rever (1 bn) unidentified unit
    • British James Ferguson (1 bn)
    • British Thomas Meredith (1 bn)
    • Dutch Karabinier (4 sqns) aka Albermarle
    • British Carabineers (2 sqns) aka Wyndham's Horse
    • British Schomberg's Horse (2 sqns)
  • in Heusden
    • British Barrymore (1 bn)
    • British Honourable James Stanley (1 bn) aka Earl of Derby
    • British 1st Regiment of Foot Guards (1 bn)
    • Dutch Tengnagel Cavalry (2 sqns)
  • in Worcum and Gorcum
    • British Richard Ingoldsby (1 bn)
    • British Duke of Marlborough (1 bn)
    • British Charles Ross Dragoons (2 sqns)
    • ??? Truiot Dragoons (2 sqns)
    • Dutch Graaf van Rochford (2 sqns)
  • in Gertruydenberg
    • British Lord North and Grey's (1 bn)
  • in Narden
    • Dutch Baron van Friesheim (2 coys)
  • in Breda
    • Dutch van Salisch (1 bn)
    • British 1st Regiment of Foot Guards (1 bn)
    • British Prince George of Denmark (1 bn) aka Churchill
    • British Queen's Regiment of Foot (1 bn) aka Webb
    • British Hon. Emmanuel Scrope Howe (1 bn)
    • British Gustavus Hamilton (1 bn)
    • Hessian Auerochs Dragoons (2 sqns)
    • British Queen's Regiment of Horse (2 sqns) aka Lumley's Horse
    • British Wood's Horse (2 sqns)
    • British Cadogan's Horse (2 sqns)
  • in Willemstadt and Klander
    • Dutch St. Amant (1 bn)
  • in Berg-op-Zoom and Steenbergen
    • ??? Bartels (1 bn)
    • Dutch Lorne Duke of Argyll (1 bn) Scot
    • Dutch Lauder (1 bn) Scot
    • Dutch de Capol (2 bns) Swiss
    • Dutch Dalrymple (1 bn) Scot
    • Dutch Holtzappel (1 bn) aka Ten Ham
    • Dutch Walef Dragoons (4 sqns) Liégeois
    • Dutch Lubbert van Eck Cavalry (2 sqns)
  • in Flanders under the command of General Coehoorn
    • Dutch Menno Baron van Coehoorn (1 bn)
    • Dutch Lindeboom (1 bn)
    • Dutch Lochmann (2 bns) Swiss
    • Dutch Steenhuysen (1 bn)
    • Dutch Sturler (1 bn) Swiss
    • Dutch Idsinga (1 bn)
    • Dutch Lindtsau (1 bn)
    • Dutch Tassin de Torsay (1 bn)
    • Dutch Lislemarais (1 bn) Huguenot
    • Dutch Ranck (1 bn)
    • Oost-Friesland Erbprinz von Oost-Friesland (1 bn)
    • ??? Engelinck (1 bn)
    • Dutch Sacconay (1 bn) Swiss
    • ??? Kesewitz (1 bn)
    • Münsterer Landsbergen (1 bn)
    • unidentified Prussian unit (1 bn)
    • Dutch Soutelande (1 bn)
    • Dutch van der Beke (1 bn) Walloon
    • Dutch Plettenberg (1 bn)
    • Dutch Schlippenbach Dragoons (3 sqns)
    • ??? Paul (2 sqns)
  • in Zeeland
    • Dutch Sparre (1 bn)
    • Dutch Belcastel (1 bn) Huguenot
  • from Sevenberghen to Gertruydenberg
    • Anspach-Bayreuth Schmettau Dragoons (4 sqns)
    • Dutch Hoornbergh Cavalry (1 sqn)
    • Dutch Rhoo Cavalry (1 sqn)
  • in Meurs
    • Dutch Fagel (2 foot coys)
    • Dutch Viçouse (2 foot coys) Huguenot
  • on the Rhine
    • Mecklenburg Schwerin Schwerin (1 bn)
    • Anspach-Bayreuth Baron von Seckendorff (1 bn)
    • Dutch Sturler (1 bn) Swiss
    • Dutch Bejnhejn (1 bn)
    • Ansbach-Bayreuth Janus von Eberstadt (1 bn)
    • Dutch Wilcke (1 bn)
    • Dutch Goor (1 bn)
    • unidentified Prussian units (2 bns)
    • unidentified Hessian units (3 bns)
    • unidentified Palatinate units (8 bns)
    • unidentified Palatinate units (8 sqns)

Destined for Portugal

  • Infantry
    • Dutch Fagel (1 bn minus 2 coys)
    • Dutch Baron van Friesheim (1 bn minus 2 coys)
    • Dutch Welderen (1 bn minus 2 coys)
    • Dutch Prins van Holstein-Norburg (1 bn minus 1 coy)
    • ??? Falais (1 bn minus 1 coy)
    • Dutch Viçouse (1 bn minus 2 coys) Huguenot
    • ??? Steenhope (1 bn)
    • Dutch Portmore (1 bn) Scot already listed as Dalrymple in Berg-op-Zoom
    • British Holcroft Blood (1 bn)
    • British William Stewart (1 bn)
  • Cavalry
    • Dutch Rhoo Cavalry (1 sqn)
    • Dutch Hoornbergh Cavalry (1 sqn)
    • Dutch Mattha Dragoons (2 sqns)
    • British Royal Dragoons (3 sqns) aka Raby's Dragoons
    • Dutch Schlippenbach Dragoons (3 sqns)

References

Pelet and François Eugène de Vault: Mémoires militaires relatifs à la Succession d'Espagne sous Louis XIV, Vol. 2 pp. 789-792